The course is designed to provide students with experience and knowledge in management within the horse care and equine industry. Throughout the course you will develop: •business, supervisory and organisational skills through theory sessions and practical elements such as yard management •the knowledge required to work in a variety of roles in the equine industry through modules such as Planning Equine Facilities, Managing an Event, Practical Stable Management and Introduction to Marketing •the practical skills you will need for your future career through modules such as Equine Grassland Management, Brood Mare, The Stallion, Equitation and Instructional Techniques. An acceptable level of fitness is required to enable students to ride effectively and carry out early morning and weekend yard duties.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Applications may be considered entry to Yr 2 with a relevant HNC. Please contact the Admissions Team ([email protected]) to discuss your options further.
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
SRUC has a long tradition of welcoming students from outside the UK to study with us, and we find they greatly enhance the learning experience of other students and their unique viewpoint and carried life experiences. International student rules and regulations are set by national governments. For the most up to date guidance, please visit our website - www.sruc.ac.uk/internationalstudents
Additional entry requirements
Applicants may be invited for interview.
Recorded evidence of your riding ability, to include a minimum of walk, trot, canter and jumping will be requested if you are invited for interview. It would be advantageous if applicants held BHS Stage 1 and 2 or the Pony Club B test.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||Achieving at least 5.0 in each component|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£7000||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£7000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
SRUC Scotland's Rural College
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